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Story-takers : public pedagogy, transitional justice and italy's non-violent protest against... the mafia.

Salvio, Paula. (Author).
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Subject: Mafia > Italy > Sicily > Case studies.
Organized crime > Social aspects > Italy > Sicily > Case studies.
Social movements > Italy > Sicily > Case studies.
Nonviolence > Italy > Sicily > Case studies.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781442622777
  • ISBN: 1442622776
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : University of Toronto Press, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: "To tarry with grief" : spontaneous shrines, public pedagogy, and the work of mourning -- "Eccentric subjects" : female martyrs and the antimafia public imaginary -- "Children of the massacre" : public pedagogy and Italy's non-violent protest against Mafia extortion -- On the road to a new Corleone : digital screen cultures and citizen writers -- Reconstructing memory through the archives : public pedagogy, citizenship, and Letizia Battaglia's photographic record of Mafia violence -- "The duty to report" : political judgment, public pedagogy, and the photographic archive of Franco Zecchin.
Summary: "The Story-Takers charts new territory in public pedagogy through an exploration of the multiple forms of communal protests against the mafia in Sicily. Writing at the rich juncture of cultural, feminist, and psychoanalytic theories, Paula M. Salvio draws on visual and textual representations including shrines to those murdered by the mafia, photographs, and literary and cinematic narratives, to explore how trauma and mourning inspire solidarity and a quest for justice among educators, activists, artists, and journalists living and working in Italy. Salvio reveals how the anti-mafia movement is being brought out from behind the curtains, with educators leading the charge. She critically analyses six cases of communal acts of anti-mafia solidarity and argues that transitional justice requires radical approaches to pedagogy that are best informed by journalists, educators, and activists working to remember, not only victims of trauma, but those who resist trauma and violence."-- Provided by publisher.
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